Tools for Gestural Control of Sound Synthesis

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  • Workshop Statement (‘Seminar’)

    This seminar will present musical applications demonstrating various types of interaction between a musician’s gestures and computer-generated sounds. The following tools will be presented: Max/MSP (Ircam/Opcode/Cycling74), a graphic programming environment used for the interactive creation and manipulation of Midi and audio data; and AtoMICPro (Ircam), the voltage-to-Midi converter which serves as the connecting link between gestural and the computer. Theoretical explanations of sound synthesis, Midi control and sensor technology will complement these practical demonstrations.